Research Fellow, Afro-Sino Centre of International Relations; Research Associate, African Centre for the Study of the United States;
Dr Cliff Mboya is an Africa-China analyst and International relations practitioner. He is currently a research fellow at the Afro-Sino Centre of International Relations in Ghana and a research associate at the African Centre for the Study of the United States at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He earned his PhD in International politics from Fudan University in Shanghai, China. He also holds a MA in Development Communication from the University of Nairobi. His research interests include Africa-China relations (Belt and Road Initiative, Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, public diplomacy), global governance and development communication. Dr Mboya’s most recent work is a book chapter “Connecting And Disconnecting Africa: The Maritime Silk Road Initiative’s Conflicting Effects on Eastern Africa” in China’s Maritime Silk Road Initiative, Africa, And The Middle East Feats, Freezes, And Failures (2021).